Retrieves a value indicating whether the system is online.
- HTML5 A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML, Section 5.6.10
In Windows Internet Explorer 8 and later, the onLine property returns
true if both of the following conditions are true:
- the system is able to communicate with the network
- the system is not in global offline mode (Users can modify the global offline state by choosing Work Offline on the File menu.)
In Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 through Windows Internet Explorer 7, the onLine property indicates whether the system is in global offline mode. It does not indicate whether the system can communicate with the network.
- Connectivity Enhancements in Internet Explorer 8